Descendants of Bernardus Lensing



[FamilySearch TM International Genealogical Index v5.0] Rees is locatedd on the right bank of the Rhine River, and is the oldest town in the lower Rhine area. It is near the Netherlands. On July 14, 1228 Rees was granted municipal rights by the archbishop of Cologne. At that time it had about 600 inhabitants. In 1289/90 AD the works on a fortified city wall began, which was finished in 1350. In 1392 AD Rees and the monastery of Aspel became part of the county (later duchy) of Kleve/Cleves.

Bernardus Lensing married Catharina Cremer. They had six children..

2-Aleida Lensing was born on 16 Apr 1807. She married Theodore Disch.

2-Gerhard Henrich Johann Lensing was born on 28 Aug 1809.

2-Joannes Henricus Lensing was born on 27 May 1811 in Rees, North Rhine-Westphalia and was christened on 28 May 1811.

2-Johann Jacob Lensing was born on 14 Mar 1813 in Prussia, died on 25 Apr 1882 in Festina at age 69, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. Johann married Maria Mollman. Maria was born in 1817, died in 1887 in Festina at age 70, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. They had three children: Bernard, Frances, and Alois.

3-Bernard J. Lensing was born on 7 Apr 1852, died on 7 Aug 1901 in Festina at age 49, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. He married Elisabeth. They appear in the 1900 census in New Hampton.

3-Frances Lansing was born in 1857 in Wisconsin. Frances married Theodore Sudtelgte, son of Bernard Suffelette and Mary Landuard. Theodore was born in 1860 in Iowa. They had seven children: Ben J., Mary, Frances, Annie, John H., Ida, and Olivia B..

4-Ben J. Sudtelgte was born in 1883.
No draft card was found for him. Ben married Margaret Ehrlinger. Margaret was born in 1890. They had four children: Ellen, Vivian F., Justin B., and James J..

5-Ellen Sudtelgte was born in 1911 in Fredonia, Plymouth Co., Iowa.

5-Vivian F. Sudtelgte was born in 1916 in Fredonia.

5-Justin B. Sudtelgte was born in 1918 in Fredonia.

5-James J. Sudtelgte was born in 1921 in Fredonia.

4-Mary Sudtelgte was born in 1884 in Iowa.

4-Frances Sudtelgte was born in 1886 in Iowa.

In 1920 she was 44 yrs old and lived with her father and siblings. She never married.

4-Annie Sudtelgte was born in 1888 in Fredonia, Plymouth Co., Iowa.

4-John H. Sudtelgte was born on 31 Aug 1891 in Ramsen, Iowa and died in Jan 1978 in Le Mars, Plymouth Co., Iowa at age 86. His draft card shows he was single, a farm laborer in Moody Co., South Dakota.

4-Ida Sudtelgte was born in 1895 in Remsen, Iowa.

4-Olivia B. Sudtelgte was born on 18 Aug 1897 and died on 15 Feb 1996 in Remsen, Iowa. She married Lawrence Matt Ahlers on 8 Feb 1927 in Remsen. He was born on 25 Apr 1897 in Granville and died on 7 Apr 1998 in Remsen.

3-Alois Lensing was born on 15 Sep 1860 in Festina, died on 21 Apr 1900 in Festina at age 39, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors.

Alois married Elizabeth Cremer in St. Luke's Catholic Church, daughter of Henry Cremer and Caroline Bachel. Elizabeth was born in Mar 1864 in Iowa and died from 1900 to 1909 in Festina at age 36. They had six children: John Bernard, Edward Henry, Joseph Alois, Hugo Henry, Arthur G., and Aloysius Roman.

4-John Bernard Lensing was born on 17 May 1888 in Festina and died in Feb 1968 in Festina at age 79. John married Elizabeth (Lizzy) Timp, daughter of Henry Timp and Catherine Elizabeth Gerleman. Elizabeth was born on 30 Aug 1890 in Fort Atkinson and died in Sep 1981 in Iowa at age 91. They had six children. His draft card shows he was a merchant and owned a general store in Clamar.

5-Jerome H. (Romy) Lensing was born on 11 Nov 1917, died on 3 May 2006 in Decorah at age 88, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. Jerome married Oda T. Holthaus, daughter of Joseph A. Holthaus and Anna Schmitt. Oda was born in 1921 in Festina. They had 13 children. He ran an auto repair shop in Festina, the Festina Standard-DX Station and bulk gas delivery, Festina Auto Sales and ran a local school bus route. He also had an egg production business. In 1978 they moved to Decorah where he operated Lensing Auto Sales. He retired in 1980 and they enjoyed spending their winters in Arizona.

6-Terrence C. (Terry) Lensing was born on 2 Jan 1942 in Festina. Terrence married Shirley L. Zweibohmer on 18 Aug 1962, daughter of Raymond Bernard Zweibohmer and Winefred Johanna Bengfort. Shirley was born on 29 Oct 1942 in Castalia. They had four children.

7-Jefferey Lensing was born on 7 May 1963.

Jefferey married Cathy Krause on 10 Nov 1990. Cathy was born on 2 Dec 1966 in Santa Anna.

7-Chris Lensing was born on 10 Jun 1965 in Milwaukee. Chris married Tammy Meyer on 3 Jun 1989. Tammy was born on 6 Nov 1966 in Milwaukee. They had one daughter.

8-Brittany Marie Lensing was born on 30 Apr 1988.

7-Cory D. Lensing was born on 23 Jul 1969.

7-Andrew J. (Andy) Lensing was born on 17 Sep 1977.

6-Robert John (Petey) Lensing was born on 27 Jul 1943 in Decorah, died on 12 Jan 2004 in Festina at age 60, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. Robert married Doris Ann Bushman on 28 Sep 1963 in Our Lady of Seven Dolors, daughter of Raymond Henry Bushman and Julitta Catherina Agnes Kleve. Doris was born on 5 Aug 1944. They had five children. They raised and sold chickens and eggs. He trucked Full-O-Pep Feeds and was a Rath Feed salesman. In 1974 he bought the mill in Festina and sold Golden Sun Feeds until 1999. He then worked for Farmer's Coop in Fort Atkinson.

7-Faith M. Lensing was born on 10 Oct 1964. Faith married James P. Gribben. James was born on 23 Dec 1964.

7-Hope C. Lensing was born on 21 Oct 1965. Hope married Shawn D. Breitsprecher.

7-Martin Robert Lensing was born on 28 Apr 1967. Martin married Lisa Lynn Wiltgen, daughter of Kenneth Raphael Wiltgen and Carol Ann Zweibohmer. Lisa was born in Jul 1967.

7-Charity Ann Lensing was born on 17 Jul 1970. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa. Charity married Jeffrey William Kuboushek on 2 Oct 1993 in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. Jeffrey was born on 14 Jun 1970.

7-Peter John (PJ) Lensing was born in 1979.

6-Dean D. Lensing was born in 1946. Dean married Ellen P. Duncan on 5 Aug 1972. Ellen was born in 1951. They had two children.

7-Elizabeth Lensing was born on 7 Nov 1974.

7-Amy Lensing was born on 18 Oct 1978.

6-Donald Lensing was born on 28 Jun 1948. Donald married Mary Lou Shimek. They had three children.

7-Jennifer Lensing was born on 15 Mar 1973.

7-Holly Lensing was born on 11 Dec 1976.

7-Ben Lensing was born on 8 Feb 1980.

6-Caroll J. (C.J.) Lensing was born on 30 Apr 1950. Caroll married Judy Shimek. They had two children. He owns CJ Auto Sales.

7-Eric Lensing was born on 1 May 1974. Eric married Amy Ruffridge. They had two children.

8-Alexa Lensing was born in 2000 in Decorah.

8-Ashlyn Lensing was born in 2001 in Decorah.

7-Jason Lensing was born on 19 Feb 1977.

6-Susan Lensing was born on 25 Nov 1951, died on 18 Sep 1970 in Festina at age 18, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors.

6-Marcellus Charles (Buzz) Lensing was born on 3 Dec 1952. Marcellus married Margaret Arlene (Peggy) Shindelar on 10 Oct 1975 in Spilleville, daughter of Alvin George Shindelar and Edith Johanna Reicks. Margaret was born on 17 Feb 1957 in West Union. They had two children.

7-Patrick Jason Lensing was born on 19 Jul 1976.

7-Minday Mae Lensing was born on 20 Sep 1977. She graduated from the University of Iowa. Minday married William Bunn on 9 Sep 2006 in St. Benedict.

6-Jerome Donald Lensing was born on 26 Jun 1954 in Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa. Jerome married Marilyn Ann Miller on 11 Jun 1977. Marilyn was born on 5 Jun 1954. They had two children.

7-Nathan P. Lensing was born on 4 Jul 1981.

7-Katherine Lensing was born on 23 Sep 1985.

6-Mary Ann Lensing was born on 11 Apr 1957. Mary married Terence Norbert (Terry). Wenthold, son of Herbert H. Wenthold and Mildred Einck. Terence was born on 3 Dec 1953. They had four children: Joel Michael, Ryan, Jacob James, and Terra Lynn. They had the top producing dairy herd in the state in 1989 with an average production of 25,493 pounds of milk per ciwm 904 pounds of fat and 782 pounds of protein.

7-Joel Michael Wenthold was born on 4 Jan 1977. Joel married Trisha Ryan on 29 Apr 2006 in St. Aloysius, daughter of John and Sue Ryan. After their marriage they settled in Calmar.

7-Ryan Wenthold was born on 3 Jun 1978. Ryan married Amy.

7-Jacob James Wenthold was born on 23 Jul 1982.

7-Terra Lynn Wenthold was born on 16 Feb 1984. Terra married Timothy Joseph Kuennen on 3 Nov 2007 in Our Lady of Seven Dolors, son of James Richard Kuennen and Charrn K. Timothy was born on 18 Feb 1984 in Ft. Atkinson.

6-Gerard R. Lensing was born in 1958. Gerard married Christy.

6-Annie Marie Lensing was born on 26 Feb 1960. Annie married Robert Price on 1 Oct 1983. Robert was born on 25 Jun 1948. They had two children: Benea and Tasha.

7-Benea Price was born on 10 Jun 1969.

7-Tasha Price was born on 20 Dec 1971.

6-William G. Lensing was born on 28 Apr 1962.

6-Charles Lensing was born on 18 Aug 1963. Charles married Jacqueline Balk on 27 Aug 1988. Jacqueline was born on 9 May 1966.

5-Linus E. Lensing was born in 1919 in Festina. Linus married Antoinette Bastiaens on 14 Jun 1947 in St. Martin's Catholic Church, Maastricht, Neterlands, daughter of Jean M. L. Bastiaens. Antoinette was born in the Netherlands. They spent their honeymoon in Skevingen, Netherlands. They returned to America on the Holland-American "Vecndam" and were accompanied by the birdegroom's sister, who hns been visiting in Europe. They lived in Festina.

5-Lucille Lensing was born in 1922 in Festina. She attended her brother, Linus's wedding in the Netherlands.

5-Ralph E. Lensing was born on 26 Mar 1924 in Festina.

5-Gregor Lensing was born in 1926 in Festina.

5-Lydia Lensing was born in 1928 in Festina.

She attended Mt. Mercy College. Lydia married John H. Maher. They had one daughter: Female.

6-Female Maher was born on 28 Apr 1954 in Chicago.

4-Edward Henry Lensing was born on 25 Apr 1891 in Calmar and died on 11 Apr 1970 in Waukon, Allamakee Co., Iowa at age 78. His draft card shows he was single and employed as a farm hand by Mrs. A. Lensing in Calmar. In 1925 he was single, living with Joseph and Elizabeth Lensing. He was not identified as their son and his parents were not named. Edward married Anna Elizabeth Boeding on 26 Oct 1932, daughter of Herman Boeding and Caroline Kuennen. Anna was born on 7 Mar 1895 in St. Lucas and died in Apr 1985 at age 90. They had two children.

5-Rose Lensing was born on 16 Jul 1935.

5-Blanche Lensing was born on 15 Nov 1938.

Edward next married Mathilda R. Mathilda was born on 13 Mar 1906, died on 11 Jul 2001 in Ossian Senior Hospice at age 95, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. They had three children.

5-Gabriel John Lensing was born in 1925 in Washington, Winneshiek Co., Iowa.

5-Marie Lensing was born in 1927.

5-Vincent A. Lensing was born in 1929.

4-Joseph Alois Lensing was born on 10 May 1893 in Festina and died in Mar 1984 in Fort Atkinson at age 90. He registered for the draft stating he was a farm hand in Calmar. His nearest relative was Mrs. A. Lensing, his mother. Joseph married Elizabeth (Lizzie) Schmitt in St. Lucas, daughter of John Schmitt and Betha Elizabeth Boeding. Elizabeth was born on 7 Mar 1895 in St. Lucas and died in Apr 1985 in Fort Atkinson at age 90. They had ten children.

5-Myra Lensing died young.

5-Daniel Lensing was born on 21 Mar 1921 in Festina and died in May 1974 at age 53. Daniel married Dorothy Kapler on 21 May 1947 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Waucoma. Dorothy was born on 3 Oct 1924 in Cresco. They had four children: Wayne, Sherry, David, and Calvin.

6-Wayne Lensing was born on 27 Feb 1948.

6-Sherry Lensing was born on 6 Apr 1952. Sherry married Thomas Haye on 10 Apr 1976. Thomas was born on 4 Feb 1950. They had one daughter.

7-Heather Haye was born on 14 Apr 1974.

6-David Lensing was born on 18 Aug 1956. David married Sue Steward. Sue was born on 9 May 1957. They had four children.

7-Kimberly Lensing was born on 18 Jun 1975.

7-David Lensing Jr. was born on 11 Oct 1976.

7-Danielle Lensing was born on 15 Dec 1979.

7-Angela Lensing was born on 19 Feb 1984.

6-Calvin Lensing was born on 29 Oct 1957. He is the father of April Lensing, b. 24 Apr 1978.

5-Gordian John Lensing was born on 7 Jul 1922 in Festina, died on 25 Jun 2004 in Barthell Eastern Star Home at age 81, and was buried in St. John Cemetery, Fort Atkinson. Gordian married Valeria Marie Imoehl on 24 Jun 1946 in Our Lady of Seven Dolors, daughter of Frank Theodore Imoehl and Angela Hageman. Valeria was born on 9 Mar 1923 in Festina and died on 7 Oct 1985 at age 62. They had seven children. They farmed near Calmar, Festina and Fort Atkinson.

6-Lyle Lensing was born on 10 Jan 1949 in Decorah.

6-Leroy Lensing was born on 19 Jul 1950 and died on 7 Jul 1951.

6-Loren Lensing was born on 28 Aug 1951. Loren married Elaine G. Eidenschink on 13 Oct 1973. Elaine was born on 4 Feb 1951. They had two children.

7-Aaron Matthew Lensing was born 25 Aug 1975.

7-Angela Elizabeth Lensing was born 29 May 1980.

6-Leallan R. Lensing was born on 21 Jan 1953.

6-Earl Stephen Lensing was born on 17 Feb 1956 in Fort Atkinson. Earl married Cynthia Rae Rausch on 13 Jun 1980 in Fort Atkinson, daughter of Raymond Melvin Rausch and Lois Ann Martin. Cynthia was born on 19 Feb 1954. They had five children.

7-Rachel Ann Lensing was born on 1 Jun 1981.

7-Jennifer Lyn Lensing was born on 1 May 1982 in La Crosse.

7-Natalie Lois Lensing was born on 13 Jan 1988 in Fort Atkinson.

7-Patience Elizabeth Lensing was born on 1 Aug 1991 in Iowa.

7-Raymond Earl Lensing was born on 28 Mar 1993 in Iowa.

6-Neil Lensing was born on 24 Oct 1958. Neil married Karla Kay Anderson on 19 Sep 1979. Karla was born on 14 Mar 1958. They had three children.

7-Kristal M. Lensing was born on 28 Jan 1980.

7-Renee E. Lensing was born in 1982. Renee married Ryan J. Bullerman on 11 Jun 2005 in Our Lady of Seven Dolors, son of Joseph Vincent Bullerman and Marcia Kaye Linderbaum. Ryan was born on 1 Aug 1980.

7-Sara Lensing was born on 7 Apr 1989.

6-Amy Lensing was born on 21 Nov 1960. Amy married Roger Kramme on 5 Jul 1980. Roger was born on 5 Sep 1960.

Gordian next married Gladys Marie Timp on 31 May 1991, daughter of William J. Timp and Louise H. Wenthold. Gladys was born on 12 Sep 1926 in Calmar, died on 9 Apr 2002 in Winneshiek County Medical Center at age 75, and was buried in St. John Cem., Clonmel, Sedgwick Co., Kansas. In 1956 they moved to their farm near Fort Atkinson and the Paul Gerleman family moved to the farm they vacated. She is referred to as Gladys Huber-Lensing in her obit.

5-Roman E. Lensing was born on 1 Nov 1923 in Festina.

Roman married Ruth Esther Blackford on 5 Nov 1947. Ruth was born on 24 Feb 1930. They had seven children.

6-Dr. Thomas Joseph Lensing was born on 27 Jan 1949.

Thomas married Bonnie Jean Thingvold on 3 Aug 1968. Bonnie was born on 1 May 1950. They had three children.

7-Candy Lensing was born on 8 Sep 1969. Candy married John Michael Power.

7-Cory Lensing was born on 13 Aug 1978.

7-Steve Lensing attended Iowa State University at Ames. Steve Lensing, son of Dr. and Mrs. T. J. Lensing;

6-Colleen Marie Lensing was born on 3 Aug 1950 in Calmar. Colleen married Dale LeRoy Snyder on 19 Apr 1966. They had two children.

7-Ronnie Leroy Snyder was born on 19 Apr 1966. Ronnie married Lorie Kelly. Lorie was born on 27 Jul 1966. They had two children.

8-Steven Snyder was born on 12 Jun 1983.

8-Joshua Snyder was born on 22 Jun 1984.

7-Roxanne Marie Snyder was born on 27 Nov 1968. Roxanne had one son.

8-Roman Michael Snyder was born on 12 Feb 1990. Colleen married Bernard D. (Bernie) Coonradt. Bernard was born on 22 Jul 1942. They had two children.

7-Robert Dean Coonradt was born on 9 Sep 1970 in Calmar. Robert married and had a daughter.

8-Narashia Coonradt was born on 14 May 1990.

7-William Henry Coonradt was born on 12 Jan 1973. William married and had a daughter.

8-Samanthia Coonradt was born on 22 Sep 1992.

Colleen next married Richard John Buechler on 9 Aug 1980. Richard was born in 1937.

6-Rebecca Kay Lensing was born on 20 Apr 1952. Rebecca married Mark Richard Yerrington on 30 Nov 1974. Mark was born on 6 Jan 1949. They had two children.

7-Russell Edward Yerrington was born on 22 Dec 1977.

7-Jessica Ann Yerrington was born on 8 Jan 1986.

6-Ronald Edward Lensing was born on 25 Nov 1953. Ronald married Constance Sue (Connie) Riha, daughter of Donald F. Riha and Rose M. Constance was born on 26 May 1957. They had two children.

7-Tara Rose Lensing was born on 14 Jul 1976.

7-Troy Edward Lensing was born on 22 Jun 1976.

6-Carl D. Lensing was born on 17 Oct 1959.

6-William Lensing was born in 1955 and died in Oct 1971 in Fort Atkinson at age 16.
Killed in a two-car collision about 4 p.m. Sunday, one and one-half miles southwest of Fort {Atkinson on highway 24, were Dewey Barth, 34; his wife, Ellen Ruth, 26, and their daughter Laura, 2, of Decorah, and William Lensing, 16, of Calmar, Henry Lensing, and Debbie Krall, 20, of Calmar.
Surviving, in addition to their parents, are four brothers, Thomas, Ronald, Anthony and
Carl, and a sister, Mrs. Bemie Coonrodt of Decorah.

6-Henry Lensing was born in 1956 and died in Oct 1971 in Fort Atkinson at age 15.

5-Bruno Hugo Lensing was born on 22 Jun 1927 in Festina. He graduated from Loras College. He was empoyed at the State Mental Health Institute at Independence. In 1969 he was the financial secretary of the KC Council in Cedar Falls. Bruno married Lois Ann Simmons on 27 Dec 1951 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, daughter of Milo Simmons. Lois was born in 1932.

5-Beatrice (Bea) Lensing was born in 1928 in Festina. Beatrice married Victor Albert Timp, son of William J. Timp and Louise H. Wenthold. Victor was born on 9 Nov 1922 in Calmar. They had four children.

6-Kenneth Daniel Timp was born on 21 Apr 1950. Kenneth married Joanne Marie Scholbrock on 20 Feb 1982 in Our Lady of Seven Dolors, daughter of John William Scholbrock and Dorothy Ann Snyder. Joanne was born on 27 May 1959. They had three children.

7-Kendra Marie Timp was born on 16 Nov 1982.

7-Kerri Jo Timp was born on 25 Jan 1984. Kerri married Dustin Michael Hammersland on 16 Jun 2007 in St. Aloysius. Dustin was born in 1983.

7-Victoria Elizabeth Timp was born on 12 Jul 1988.

6-Harvey Aldin Timp was born on 4 May 1954.

Harvey married Clarice Ann Kuennen on 24 Mar 1973, daughter of Clarence Victor Kuennen and Geneva Mathilda Huinker. Clarice was born on 12 Apr 1955. They had four children.

7-Kristi S. Timp was born on 17 Sep 1973.

7-Ryan M. Timp was born on 31 Oct 1977.

7-Nicole E. Timp was born on 11 Dec 1978.

7-Brandon Harvey Timp was born on 5 Dec 1983.

6-David Joseph Timp was born in 1961.

6-Steven V. Timp was born in 1963 in Calmar.

5-Stephen A. Lensing was born on 3 Nov 1928 in Festina. Stephen married Arlene Julia Bruess on 6 Oct 1953 in St. Luke's Catholic Church, daughter of John Chris Bruess and Caroline Helen Bodensteiner. Arlene was born on 19 Apr 1933 in St. Lucas. They had ten children.

6-Mary Lou Lensing was born on 8 Dec 1954. Mary married Melvin Hackman on 1 Apr 1978, son of Leonard Hackman and Rita Ruth Leibold. Melvin was born on 13 Aug 1948. They had two children.

7-Brian Hackman was born on 23 Nov 1980.

7-Andrew was born on 27 Apr 1984.

6-Debra Lensing was born on 30 Nov 1955.

Debra married Thomas Eichenberger on 23 Oct 1976. Thomas was born on 11 Mar 1955. They had two children.

7-Adam Eichenberger was born on 28 Mar 1977.

7-Thomas Eichenberger was born on 20 Sep 1978.

6-Laura Lensing was born on 19 Apr 1957.

Laura married Leon Alois Lechtenberg, son of Lawrence Henry Lechtenberg and Thecla Mary Gerleman. Leon was born on 3 Jan 1950 in Spilleville,. They had three children.

7-Scott Lee Lechtenberg was born on 24 Mar 1981 in Decorah and died on 24 Mar 1981.

7-Terri Jo Lechtenberg was born on 8 Apr 1982.

7-Brent Lee Lechtenberg was born on 3 Feb 1986.

6-Joan Lensing was born on 3 Jul 1958. Joan married Robert Tupy on 22 Nov 1980, son of Linus A. Tupy and Rose Hageman. Robert was born on 29 Dec 1958. They had two children.

7-Nicole Tupy was born on 29 Sep 1983.

7-Lisa Tupy was born on 5 Aug 1989.

6-Rodney Lensing was born on 20 Sep 1959. Rodney married Michelle Kuboushek on 11 Sep 1982. Michelle was born on 1 Jun 1961. They had seven children.

Morgan Elizabeth Lensing and Nathan James Lensing, infant children of Rod and Michelle Lensing received the Sacrament of Baptism on Sunday, February 13, 1994 St. Aloysius Catholic Church.with Rev.' Robert M. Hirsch officiating. ' for Morgan were Melvin and Mary Lou Hackman and Sue Teslow. for Nathan were Tim and Denise Huber and Laura Lechtenberg. dinner was hosted by Rod and Michelle Lensing and family following in the church basement. Those attending included grandparents, Leonard Betty Kuboushek, Ridgeway; Stephen and Arlene Lensing and Julius Calmar; great grandmother, Rose Kuboushek, Cresco.

7-Michael Lensing was born on 12 Dec 1987.

7-Mark Lensing Twin was born on 10 Dec 1988.

7-Michala Lensing was born on 10 Dec 1988. She was a senior homecoming attendant with Adam Hageman in 2006.

7-Keith Lensing was born on 14 Apr 1990.

7-Garrett Lensing was born on 2 Aug 1991.

7-Morgan Elizabeth Lensing was born on 2 Jan 1994.

7-Nathan James Lensing (Twin) was born on 2 Jan 1994.

6-Donna Lensing was born on 4 Nov 1960. Donna married Richard Leo Hackman on 11 Sep 1982, son of Leonard (Leo) Hackman and Rita Ruth Leibold. Richard was born on 14 Mar 1957 in Fort Atkinson. They had three children.

7-Jill Marie Hackman was born on 21 Oct 1983.

7-Luke Hackman was born on 13 Jun 1986.

7-Neil Hackman was born on 10 May 1992.

6-Samuel Lensing was born on 4 Feb 1963. Samuel married Heather Hendricks. Heather was born on 22 May 1968. They had one daughter.

7-Leia Mae Lensing was born on 21 Dec 1992.

6-Suzanne Lensing was born on 21 Oct 1964. Suzanne married Gary Teslow on 14 Sep 1991. Gary was born on 4 Apr 1951.

6-Rick Lensing was born on 25 Oct 1966.

6-Arthur R. Lensing was born on 29 May 1968.

Arthur married Jean Bauercamper on 1 Dec 1990. Jean was born on 10 Jun 1971 in Waukon.

5-Roche Lensing was born on 6 Sep 1930 in Festina and died on 21 Mar 1981 in Calmar at age 50. Roche married Marian Julia Reicks on 25 Sep 1954, daughter of Victor Reicks and Mary Heying. Marian was born on 10 Apr 1934. They had 12 children.

6-Wanda Mary Lensing was born in Aug 1955. Wanda married Duane Cole. Duane was born in Sep 1951. They had three children.

7-Rochelle M. Cole was born in 1978.

7-Lindsey A. Cole was born in 1979.

7-Devin Arthur Cole was born in 1984.

6-Marvin Victor Lensing was born in Dec 1956.

Marvin married LaDeane Rena Bouska, daughter of Francis Charles Bouska and Pauline Emma Frana. LaDeane was born in 1963. They had two children: Brad Roche and Cassandra Sue.

7-Brad Roche Lensing was born in Oct 1981. Brad married Maria Teresa Blanco on 20 Aug 2004 in Tennessee.

7-Cassandra Sue Lensing was born in 1984.

6-Joseph Stephen Lensing was born in 1958. Joseph married * Debra Ott.

6-Howard Ardwin Lensing was born in Apr 1959. Howard married Renee Wagner.

6-Ivan Gordon Lensing was born in May 1961. Ivan married Jacqueline Marie Glass. They had one daughter.

7-Heather Lensing

6-Irene Verda Lensing was born in 1962. Irene married David Novak.

6-Russell Francis Lensing was born in Jul 1963. Russell married Teddie Jo Slifka. Teddie was born in Dec 1963.

6-Wanita Dorothy Lensing was born in 1964. Wanita married Bruce M. Phillips. Bruce was born in 1961.

6-Ernest Roman Lensing was born in Nov 1965 in Fort Atkinson. Ernest married Sherri Hageman, daughter of LaVerne J. Hageman and Alice J. Riggs. Sherri was born on 7 May 1967. They had two children.

7-Emily Rose Lensing was born on 17 Nov 1992.

7-Jessica Lensing was born on 10 Jan 1995.

6-Eugene Neal Lensing was born in May 1967.

6-Andrew Donald Lensing was born in Mar 1970. Andrew married Jill Therese. Jill was born in Feb 1969.

6-Tamara Luella Lensing was born in 1978.

5-Mary Myra Lensing was born in 1935. Mary married Raymond S. Mulligan on 11 Jun 1955 in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. Raymond was born in Minnesota. They had one son.

6-Brent Raymond Mulligan was born on 11 Dec 1963.

5-Verda A. Lensing was born on 8 Aug 1937. Verda married Harlan J. Mikota in Jun 1958 in St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. Harlan was born in 1937.

4-Hugo Henry Lensing was born on 26 Mar 1895 in Festina and died on 20 Sep 1979 in Fort Atkinson at age 84. His draft registration shows he was a farm hand and single. Hugo married Mathilda R. Schrandt on 5 Nov 1923, daughter of August J. Schrandt and Mary Schneberger. Mathilda was born on 13 Mar 1906 in Festina and died on 11 Jul 2001 in Ossian Senior Hospice at age 95. They had eight children.

She is survived by four sons: Gabriel of Torrence, CA, Vince of Decorah, James of Fort Atkinson, and Stan of Decorah; three daughters: Loretta Russell of North Pole, AK, Lillian Gerdes of Tucson, AZ, and Judy Mae Lensing of Des Moines; and one sister: Regina Burr of Garnavillo.

5-Gabriel Lensing was born in 1924 in Festina. Gabriel married Martha E. Duncan. Martha was born in 1924. They had three children. By 1950 they moved to Los Angeles.

6-Gabriel John Lensing was born on 2 Apr 1950 in Los Angeles. Gabriel married Maria S.

6-Michael Edward Lensing was born on 15 Mar 1954 in Los Angeles. Michael married Teri B. Ladouceur on 13 Aug 1977 in Los Angeles. Teri was born in 1955.

6-Sondra Lucein Lensing (Twin) was born on 15 Mar 1954 in Los Angeles. Sondra married James F. Cushing on 2 Aug 1975 in San Diego. James was born in 1955.

5-Marie Lensing was born in 1927 in Festina, died in Mar 1957 in Calmar at age 30, and was buried in Mt. Calvary.

After her schooling she was employed at the Meyer Grocery in Calmar and six years ago she left for Dubuque where she was employed as a bookkeeper for Montgomery Ward until her marriage to James Strub. survives with two children. Also surviving are her parents, four brothers and three sisters, Gabe Lensing, Lawndale, Calif.; Pfc. Stan Lensing, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; Vincent and James of Festina; Miss Lori Lensing, Ravvlins, Wyo.; Mrs. Jim (Lillian) Gerdes of Sunset Beach, Calif., and Miss Judy Lensing, Festina.

Marie married James Clarence Strub. James was born in 1929.

5-DUP Vincent A. Lensing was born in 1929 in Festina. Vincent married Alice F. Alice was born in 1945. They had two children.

6-Karleen Kay Lensing was born in 1959.

6-Ernest R. Lensing was born in 1965.

5-Loretta Lensing was born on 8 May 1932. Loretta married Richard Russell. Richard was born in 1931.

5-Lillian Anna Lensing was born on 8 Jul 1933. Lillian married James Gerdes. They had four children.

6-Heather L. Gerdes was born on 15 Jan 1959 in Orange Co., California.

6-Julia A. Gerdes

6-John Corder Gerdes

6-Jeffrey C. Gerdes was born on 29 Oct 1964 in Los Angeles.

5-James A. Lensing was born on 6 May 1936. A r m y Pfc. James A. Lensing served with the 663rd field artillery battalion on Okinawa. He was an ammunition specialist. James married Karleen Kay. James next married Alice F. Hageman, daughter of Edmund Herman Hageman and Mary. Alice was born on 13 Aug 1945.

5-Stanley J. Lensing was born on 5 Dec 1938 in Festina. He served in the Marines and was stationed at Camp Pendleton. Stanley married Marlys Kruse on 27 Nov 1963, daughter of Arnold G. Kruse and Doris Goddard. Marlys was born on 27 Oct 1945 in New Hampton. They had two children.

6-Dale Lee Lensing was born on 2 Nov 1964 in Decorah. Dale married Lisa Nguyen on 13 Jun 1987.

6-Lisa Lensing was born on 18 Dec 1967 in Decorah. Lisa married Lanny Hart on 26 Oct 1991. Lanny was born on 6 Aug 1969.

5-Judy Mae Lensing was born on 10 Sep 1942.

4-Arthur G. Lensing was born on 10 May 1897 in Festina and died in Oct 1982 in Phoenix, Maricopa Co., Arizona at age 85. His draft card shows he was a farmer in Calmar. His nearest relative was Lizzie Lensing. He was not found in the 1930 census under Lansing or Lensing. No death certificate was found in Arizona.

4-Aloysius Roman Lensing was born on 9 Aug 1899 and died on 21 Apr 1990 at age 90. His draft card shows he was employed by John Cremer as a farm laborer on his farm in Calmar. His nearest relative was Mrs. Lizzie Lensing of Calmar.

In the 1925 census he names his mother as Elizabeth Fenamy. Aloysius married Agnes Elizabeth Gerleman on 26 Sep 1932, daughter of Ferdinand F. Gerleman and Magdelena Klemmer. Agnes was born on 9 Sep 1904 in St. Lucas, died on 30 Oct 1993 in Postville at age 89, and was buried in Our Lady of Seven Dolors. They had three children. They farmed in the Festina area and moved to Postville in 1973. They raised twin girls;
Connie-(Ricke) and her husband, Frank "Bud" Woodson of New Hampton, and Carmen (Ricke) and her husband, Ed Tilkes. of North Washington.

5-Marlene M. Lensing was born in 1942. Marlene married Robert L. Pins. Robert was born in 1939. They had three children.

6-Michelle Pins

6-Holly Pins

6-Theodore R. Pins was born in 1979.

5-Dennis J. Lensing was born in 1944. Dennis married Clara Marie Walz. Clara was born in 1951.

5-Lloyd Lensing was born in 1947. Lloyd married Jean M.

2-Franz (Frank) Lensing was born in 1821 in Prussia, died in 1904 in Ossian at age 83, and was buried in St. Francis Cemetery. Franz married Theadora Fedder. Theadora was born in 1832 in Prussia, died in 1897 in Ossian at age 65, and was buried in St. Francis Cemetery. They had five children. They appear in the 1870 census in Military Twp.

3-Herman Lensing was born in May 1857 in Prussia and died in 1933 in Ossian at age 76. Herman married Anna Gaetner in 1888. They had one son.

4-Fred Lensing was born on 2 Jun 1899 in Ossian.

3-Christine Lensing was born in 1861 in Ossian.

3-Wilhelmine Lensing was born in 1864.

3-Winslow or Wenzel Lensing was born in 1866.

3-Lisa Lensing was born in 1868.

2-John Lensing was born in Nov 1821 in Westphalia. John married Johanna Stahl in Apr 1946 in Westphalia. Johanna was born in 1822 in Prussia. They had one daughter: Mary Amelia.

JOHN LENSING, farmer, Sec. 3; P. O. Burlington; born in Westphalia, Germany, Nov., 1821; married, in Germany, in April, 1846, Mrs. Johanna Stahl, who was born in Germany in 1821; they came to Wisconsin in Aug., 1846, bought a farm, and located in the same place where he is now living and working; they had two children, one living-- Mary, born in 1858. Mr. Lensing has led an industrious, active life; by practicing strict economy, he bas amassed a fine property; he now owns eighty acres of land in Sec. 3, on the Burlington and Kenosha road - members of the, Burlington Roman Catholic Church.

3-Mary Amelia Lensing was born on 6 Oct 1852 in Burlington, was christened on 15 Oct 1852, and died in Apr 1927 in Burlington at age 74. Mary married Mathias Dauben on 25 Nov 1884 in Kenosha Co., Wisconsin. Mathias was born on 7 Jun 1863 in Wisconsin and died after 1920. They had two children: Elizabeth and Barbara.

[Marr rec. Vol 3, page 155 In 1920 they lived in their home in Burlington, Ward 2. Their daughters, Elizabeth, age 31 and Barbara, age 29, lived with them.

4-Elizabeth Dauben was born in 1889 in Burlington.

4-Barbara Dauben was born in 1891 in Burlington.

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